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May 8, 2013

Hotel spokesperson says Brunei government owners do not effect their policies, but protest organizer says that's not the point

The Beverly Hills Hotel has responded to the accusation that they are owned by the anti-gay government of Brunei.

'There are dozens of countries with laws not as progressive as the United States or the state of California, and extreme conservative religious and rigid forms of law exist in many nations around the world,' said a statement from Leslie Lefkowitz, spokesperson for the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air.

April 30, 2013

Union in California takes on Asian fight against anti-gay practices in Brunei, by picketing Brunei-owned Beverly Hills Hotel

A union on the other side of the world has taken on the fight of LGBT activists in Asia who were excluded from a meeting in Brunei last week.

US-based hospitality union Unite Here were alerted to the exclusion of LGBT groups from an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) conference by a Gay Star News report.

April 30, 2013

Union in California takes on Asian fight against anti-gay practices in Brunei, by picketing Brunei-owned Beverly Hills Hotel

A union on the other side of the world has taken on the fight of LGBT activists in Asia who were excluded from a meeting in Brunei last week.

US-based hospitality union Unite Here were alerted to the exclusion of LGBT groups from an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) conference by a Gay Star News report.

May 18, 2012

Former attorney for two male masseurs accuses the famed lawyer of stealing his clients

Gloria Allred, the Los Angeles-based attorney known for taking high-profile cases, is now representing the two male masseurs accusing actor John Travolta of sexual battery and harassment.

It's the latest twist in a case filled with lurid allegations against the star of such classic films as Saturday Night Fever, Grease and Pulp Fiction.

The identities of the two men have not been revealed - they are known as John Doe #1 and John Doe #2.

May 15, 2012

Man had alleged Travolta acted inappropriately at Atlanta resort

One of the lawsuits filed by a male masseur accusing actor John Travolta of sexual battery and harassment has been dismissed.

No reason for the dismissal has been given, according to TheWrap.com.

The suit was filed last week by a man, known only as John Doe #2, who alleged that while at an Atlanta resort in January, Travolta tried to force him to touch his genitals and tried to 'grab, rub and caress [the masseur's] upper thighs and buttocks.'

May 11, 2012

Split comes after date of accusation appears have been proven incorrect

One of the male masseurs who is suing actor John Travolta for sexual battery and harassment has split with his lawyer as some details in his case appear to be faulty.

The man, known only as John Doe 1, alleges he was accosted by Travolta during a massage at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Jan. 16. But photos and a restaurant receipt published by TMZ on Wednesday appear to prove that Travolta was in New York on that day.

May 9, 2012

Second male masseur has made allegations of sexual battery and harassment against the actor

John Travolta is being sued by a second male masseur accusing him of sexual battery and harassment, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday (8 May).

It comes on the heels of a lawsuit filed Monday by a man who claims he was hired by Travolta to give him a massage at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Both incidents are alleged to have occurred in January.

May 8, 2012

Travolta faces a $2million (€1.5million) lawsuit for sexual battery. Spokespeople dismiss allegations as 'complete fiction'

John Travolta is being sued for sexually assaulting a male masseur in Beverly Hills, California earlier this year.

According to the lawsuit, the American actor touched the masseur's scrotum and the shaft of his penis during a massage session.

Travolta reportedly made several sexual advances at 'John Doe' at the Beverly Hills Hotel.